Handsome Coffee Roasters has announced the addition of Charlie Habegger to its team as Director of Coffee. Charlie has spent six years in the industry, training under Michael Phillips, Stephen Morrissey, Geoff Watts while holding multiple positions in the industry. Most recently, he was working as an educator and green coffee buyer at Intelligentsia's headquarters in Chicago where he was responsible for training staff and sourcing green coffee. Handsome Coffee Roasters’ co-founder, Michael Phillips worked closely with Charlie in education for three years while still in Chicago. Born and raised in Oakland, California, Charlie grew up around coffee. As a young man, his travels took him across Europe and through North Africa to begin his true coffee education. He began in the industry while in graduate school in Chicago. Charlie worked at a small coffee shop and eventually was able to nab a position at Intelligentsia.